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Financial Times, IFC to Focus on Private Equity, Innovation at Sustainable Finance Conference



In Washington, D.C.:

Julie Ziegler

Phone: (202) 473-0128

E-mail: Jziegler1@ifc.org


Washington, D.C., June 11, 2012—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, invites the media to attend the 2012 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Conference and Awards Dinner  in London. The panels for the year’s conference, entitled “Speaking Truth to Power,” will focus on private equity and responsible investment, harnessing innovation in sustainable finance, and the role of women entrepreneurs in boosting economic growth. Baroness Susan Greenfield is the keynote speaker at the dinner.

Date:          
Thursday, June 14        Conference:                9:00 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. (London time)

Awards Dinner :        7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  


Venue:  
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JQ


Confirmed speakers include:

       
Rachel Kyte, Vice President, World Bank
       
Rashad Kaldany, Vice President, IFC
       
Nena Stoiljkovic, Vice President, IFC
       
James Cameron, Chairman, Climate Change Capital
       
Daniel Green, Investment Director, Greenpark Capital
       
Dominic Scriven, CEO, Dragon Capital
       
Sir Ronal Cohen, Chairman, Big Society Capital
       
Abyd Karmali, Global Head of Carbon Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
       
Stephen O’Brien, Parliamentary Undersecretary of State Department for International Development, U.K. government
       
Sara Akbar, CEO, Kuwait Energy Company
       
Larke Riemer, Director, Women’s Markets, Westpac
       
Baroness Susan Greenfield, Professor of Pharmacology, Oxford University

To RSVP or set up media interviews, please contact:


Julie Ziegler

Phone: (202) 473-0128

E-mail: Jziegler1@ifc.org


About IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, providing advisory services to businesses and governments, and mobilizing capital in the international financial markets. In fiscal 2011, amid economic uncertainty across the globe, we helped our clients create jobs, strengthen environmental performance, and contribute to their local communities—all while driving our investments to an all-time high of nearly $19 billion. For more information, visit
www.ifc.org.

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